The Bamboo Toothbrush with MEDIUM DuPont Bristles..BPA FreeSPECIFICATIONSToothbrush Handle is 18.5 cm in length and splinter free. The bamboo has been ethically sourced and grown specifically for such products and therefore has no ill effects on wildlife.
Bristles are medium , steely grey in colour and made from Dupont Filaments (this is the nylon that is used for the majority of plastic handled toothbrushes and also grade recommended by dentists)**these bristles MUST be removed and disposed of separately prior to putting the handle into the compost bin.
Packaging (if applicable) is a Kraft paper box that has had no chemical or glues used in its production.
Biodegrade time-line is dependent on your compost facility. It can take up to 6 months for handle to breakdown or 12-15 months for the whole model. The box would take approximately 2 months.
Bamboo Toothbrush (Medium Brush)-handle biodegradable
How to remove the bristles? If you use pliers you will find that each filament will come out quite easily. Remember these bristles are not biodegradable/will not decompose and must be disposed of separately
How to look after your toothbrush? The handle will darken naturally anyway with exposure to water but we recommend that you dry handle after use and store toothbrush upright
How to speed up the decomposing? Take a hammer to the handle ..the smaller the pieces the faster and easier it will degrade